Basic Site Details

Name: Mother Lodge
Town, district or village: Kilwinning
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: It is as yet unclear what the sequence of events was in the construction of this building. Was the design by John B Wilson shelved for 10 years? Or was it executed in some form at the time? And was it John Armour senior or junior who was involved in 1892-3?.

Cost 2000

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lodge No 0  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lodge  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Main Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41884 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 417 September 1892 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 430 September 1893 Consecrated 
Item 4 of 419721973Addition 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4John Bennie WilsonArchitect 1884  
Item 2 of 4John Armour (junior)ArchitectB18921893As resident architect assisted John Bennie Wilson
Item 3 of 4Robert AllanArchitectC19721973Extension
Item 4 of 4Robert Allan & PartnersArchitectural practiceC19721973Extension


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp475
Item 2 of 5Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp67 - misattributes to John Armour (senior)
Item 3 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1884   930
Item 4 of 5Ker, William Lee Mother Lodge Kilwinning: The Ancient Lodge of Scotland  p190
Item 5 of 5Who's Who in Architecture1914   John Bennie Wilson